|Tonglen Retreat: Developing the Courage of Heart and Mind - Jon Landaw|
All levels. Tong len means taking on the suffering of others and giving them happiness. It is a practice that makes each breath an act of compassion and love, so even our breath becomes healing. One of the most practical, profound, and powerful of Buddha's teachings for rooting out that selfish side we all have that is the source of all our problems and developing the heart of compassion. Jon Landaw author of Buddhism for Dummies, was born in Paterson, New Jersey, in 1944...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Jon Landaw; Tonglen; Tong Len; Suffering
|Radical Compassion - Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi|
All levels. This workshop/retreat will specifically focus on the 7-Point Mind training by Geshe Chekawa. Its practical application is enormous, and it is radical in that it has the power to completely transform our lives into a tool for awakening our minds and learning to benefit others. This is the perfect workshop for people who are trying to figure out how to integrate the Buddhist teachings into crazy urban life in the 21st century...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Tse Chen Ling; Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi; Tonglen
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|Awakening the Wise Heart Retreat - Geshe Thubten Sherab|
Among the most essential teachings in the Mahayana tradition of Buddhism are the instructions on developing bodhichitta, the aspiration to attain enlightenment for the sake of all beings. In this weekend retreat, Geshe Sherab will skillfully provide teachings on the technique to develop bodhichitta known as “equalizing and exchanging self and others” that utilizes the profound and powerful technique of tonglen, “taking and giving.” The weekend will also include guided meditations on cult...
Keywords: Buddhism; Thubten Norbu Ling; Santa Fe; New Mexico; Mahayana; FPMT; Geshe Thubten Sherab; Bodhichitta; Mind Training; Lojong; Taking and Giving; Tonglen; Equanimity; Chenrezig; Avalokiteshvara